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ideally
British English: /ʌɪˈdɪəl(l)i/, /ʌɪˈdiːəl(l)i/
American English: /aɪˈdi(ə)li/

adverb

  • 1 (preferably) ideally, the tests should be free, the tests should ideally be free
    l'idéal serait que les examens soient gratuits
    ideally, we'd like a house/to stay
    l'idéal pour nous, ce serait une maison/ce serait de rester
    what would you like, ideally?
    qu'est-ce que tu aimerais, de préférence?
  • 2 (perfectly) ideally located, ideally situated
    idéalement situé
    to be ideally suited
    (couple, colours)
    être parfaitement assortis
    to be ideally suited for
    être parfait pour (job, role)

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